[Samba] Reconnect at logon fails

Reinhard Vielhaber rv at rvis.de
Wed Feb 6 04:44:02 GMT 2002


I saw this behavior in a pure Windows environment with an NT-Workstation as 
'server' an some NT and W98-clients. So I don't think it's a Samba bug.


--On Mittwoch, 6. Februar 2002 10:55 +0100 Steven Don <shd at earthling.net> 

> Hello,
> I use my Win98 (First edition) machine to log on to a Linux
> (Mandrake, kernel 2.4.8) server running Samba (2.2.1a). I can log on
> to my home directory just fine, but when I reboot the system tells me
> it can't establish a permanent connection. It then presents me with a
> dialog box to ask me whether I want to try again on next bootup. If I
> double-click the disabled network drive from Explorer, it immediately
> activates without any problems. I've tried some Google and MS
> Knowledge Base searches on this issue. I've tried changing my user
> profile and logon method (Windows Logon --> Microsoft Family Logon --
>> Client for Microsoft Networks) to no avail. I've even tried
> swearing at my PC. Although not helpful, the latter certainly felt
> good.
> Is this a known problem (I couldn't find anything about it)? Any
> suggestions on what I might try to fix this?
> Regards,
>   Steven Don
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